How to get Mu Cang Chai from Hanoi? Travel distance is about 300 km. There is the best option renting a private car from Hanoi to Mu Cang Chai and travel can take about 6 hours.

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Rent a car from Hanoi to Mu Cang Chai

Travel route 1 : Mu Cang Chai 3 days

Day 1 : Transfer to Nghia Lo town ( 4 hour transfer). Rent a bike or walk around local village or visit Suoi Giang tea plantation. Overnight in Nghia Lo.

Day 2 : Nghia Lo transfer to Mu Cang Chai, passing imposing Khau Pha Pass & Tu Le town.Trekking to visit La Pan Tan – the home of many impresive rice terraces & nice local villages.Homestay or hotel overnight in Mu Cang Chai.

Day 3 : Trek to visit Cu Che Nha commune – the famous spot of Mu Cang Chai stepped fields, transfer – Tu Le town, have lunch & shopping in local market, then drive back to Hanoi.

Travel route 2 : Car hire to Mu Cang Chai from Hanoi 4 days

Day 1 : Hanoi- Nghia Lo town.Walking or biking to visit local villages in Muong Lo valley.Overnight in Nghia Lo.

Day 2: Nghia Lo town- Mu Cang Chai trekking tour to La Pan Tan commune – the area of many majestic landscapes of rice terraces & picturesque villages.Overnight in Mu Cang Chai.

Day 3: Mu Cang Chai trekking tour to Cu Che Nha & Lim Mong communes for amazing captivation of rice terraces & remote ethnic villages of Black Hmong.Overnight in Tu Le town.

Day 4: Tu Le shopping local products, then pleasantly transfer back to Hanoi (B, L)

Places to see in Mu Cang Chai Vietnam

Tu Le valley

Tu Le town which is 50km far from Mu Cang Chai center.The town of Tu Le is the starting point of Khau Pha Pass from Nghia Lo side, which offers you incredibly beautiful outlook of Tu Le valley.

You have a stop in Tu Le town for meals or for great captivation of beautiful rice terraced fields & distantly dotted local villages. It is also a popular destination for overnight stop in mini-guess houses, hotels or trekking down to visit Tu Le’s deep valleys with beautiful villages of Black Hmong & Thai tribes or stay with local hosts in Lim Mong village of Black Hmong – one of famous places to visit in Mu Cang Chai

Khau Pa Pass

Reaching Mu Cang Chai, you must overpass Khau Pa pass – one of four most imposing passes in the northwest of Vietnam. The pass is the most challenging & longest one (30km in length)

La Pan Tan, Che Cu Nha and Ze Xu Phinh villages

The most scenic landscapes of rice terraced fields is La Pan Tan, Che Cu Nha an Ze Xu Phinh villages. Moreover, those communes are the living places of local Black Hmong ethnics with their well-preserved rich cultures their house styles, traditional dresses & their rice cultivation.

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